With 8.7 inches of snow in Buffalo; November 11th snowfall totals break 77-year-old record

Previous Nov. 11 record was 5.3 inches in 1942
Posted at 2:27 AM, Nov 12, 2019

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — According to the National Weather Service Buffalo, Monday's snowfall totals broke the previous record set 77 years ago by over three inches.

With additional snow fall after midnight Tuesday, the official snow total at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport was set at 8.7 inches.

Here's what happened when Buffalo received 5.3 inches of snow on November 11th, back in 1942

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt was in the middle of his third term in office as president
  • The United States joined the Allied Forces in the Pacific and in Europe almost one year earlier
  • Buffalo's population neared its peak, with over 575,000 people according to the U.S. Census

Check out how some dogs (and some goats) reacted to Monday's major snow storm.

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